Category Archives: French / français

Family Photo Shoot Day

We had set up the date a long time ago. Nico(las) Grasset, a photographer in Milwaukee that we met years ago as a photographer at a close friend’s wedding, had contacted me on Facebook marveling at That Little French Guy’s … Continue reading

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Summer in Chicago – A bilingual post

Ces jours-ci, il fait tellement chaud à Chicago. J’avais l’impression que nous allions avoir un été sans beaucoup de chaleur car le printemps, ou plutôt, ce qu’on appelle le printemps à Chicago, était très peu normal, même pour Chicago. J’avais … Continue reading

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Not the greatest sleep and Chez Benoît

I had one of those nights where I fell asleep but then awakened early and had absolutely no desire to stay in bed. I tried anyway but was terribly unsuccessful. There are nights like that. I have found that fighting … Continue reading

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Notre Dame was burning.

Yesterday, a horrific sight occurred in Paris. I was on a conference call and someone on the call said, by the way, have any of you seen what is happening in Paris? Notre Dame is on fire. Frankly, we couldn’t … Continue reading

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The importance of Study Abroad

I am a big proponent of study abroad, having done it when I was a junior in college. I lived with a wonderful French family and also with two American students for an academic year in a small suburb outside … Continue reading

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